Castro Valley Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Castro Valley, CA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Yesterday | via East Bay Express
A new report by the California Reinvestment Coalition and the legal advocacy group Housing and Economic Rights Advocates shows that the nation's largest banks and mortgage servicing companies continue to violate standards and laws mandated by the National Mortgage Settlement, the California Homeowner Bill of Rights, and new federal mortgage servicing rules. The result is that many homeowners who qualify for loan modifications continue to be wrongfully foreclosed on, further damaging California's communities by displacing families, evaporating their savings, and depressing local tax revenues. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via The Daily Democrat
The median price for single-family homes in the Bay Area set yet another record last month, reaching $755,000, while Yolo County homes also rose in value. But even as the price tag went up, the number of sales went down, reflecting what by now is an all-too-common refrain in the region's housing story: high cost, low supply. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via Inside Bay Area
The median price for single-family homes in the Bay Area set yet another record last month, reaching $755,000. But even as the price tag went up, the number of sales went down, reflecting what by now is an all-too-common refrain in the region's housing story: high cost, low supply. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via NBC Bay Area
The median price of a Bay Area home set another record while year-over-year sales dropped for a third straight month, reflecting a housing crunch that continues to stymie sales throughout the coveted region. The median price of a house or condo in the nine-county, tech-heavy Bay Area hit $712,000 in June, according to numbers released Wednesday by research firm CoreLogic Inc. It was the third straight month of setting a new price high. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 28 | via KRON 4
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to place an affordable housing bond measure on the ballot in November. "The Affordable Housing Bond will provide $580 million in investment in affordable homes for low-income renters, down payment assistance for first time home buyers and an innovation fund to seek new solutions," Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan said in a statement. Comment?
Tuesday | via New York Sun
The battle over Airbnb is taking center stage at the Democratic National Convention. The fight is emblematic of the dispute between Republicans and Democrats over who should steer the economy: government regulators, on the one hand, or consumers and business innovators on the other. Comment?
Monday Jul 25 | via Inman News
The California Association of Realtors filed a federal lawsuit against Massachusetts-based PDFfiller Inc., alleging the tech firm has copied, published and sold at least 64 of CAR's copyrighted real estate forms "many hundreds of thousands of times, and possibly millions of times" through its website without authorization. Apartment List released its July rent report for Los Angeles, finding rents were flat over June, but L.A. continues to be one of California's most expensive cities for renters. Comment?
Sunday Jul 24 | via The Wave
Jennifer and Bob Hochstadter of Dana Point no longer needed five bedrooms' worth of space, so they sold their Laguna Niguel home and moved into their smaller Dana Point rental, pocketing cash for travel and retirement. Lake Forest agent Jenean Hill has had at least five clients seeking to cash out their California homes over the past several years. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The Wave
For more than a generation, opportunistic California politicians have barraged voters with woeful tales about how the most productive, inventive, wealthy and enterprising Californians are leaving this state in droves to avoid high taxes and excessive government regulation. These stories, used successfully by the likes of Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger while running for governor, and unsuccessfully by failed candidates from Bill Simon to Meg Whitman and Neel Kashkari, tell of rich Californians seeking greener pastures in more laissez faire states like Texas and Idaho. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Inside Bay Area
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced they are backing state Attorney General Kamala Harris, a longtime political ally of the president, in California's historic Democrat-on-Democrat U.S. Senate race. The president praised Harris as a "lifelong courtroom prosecutor" who has fought international gangs, oil companies and the big banks responsible for the mortgage crisis. Comment?
12 min ago | via Art Daily
As part of a commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Walters Art Museum has launched a new initiative to hire diverse-owned investment firms to manage a portion of the Walters' endowment portfolio, which is valued at $116 million. The Investment Committee of the Walters led the initiative, which was strongly supported by the museum's Board of Trustees. Comment?
14 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Ellie Mae Inc Q2 2016 Earnings Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded. Comment?
17 min ago | via Arutz Sheva Israel News
A New Jersey township is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate haredi Orthodox community leaders for alleged "blockbusting," or trying to pressure large numbers of longtime homeowners into selling their property to Orthodox Jews. The incident is the latest example of tensions between a large and growing haredi Orthodox community in the Lakewood area and its non-Orthodox and non-Jewish neighbors. Comment?
18 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Equity Bancshares traded down 0.04% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $22.74. The stock had a trading volume of 4,507 shares. Comment?
25 min ago | via Daily Political
JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered its position in shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. by 1.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Comment?
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